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  • White House Considers Former Pimco CEO Mohamed El-Erian for Fed Vice Chairman Post

    11/14/2017 10:32:01 AM PST · by billorites · 20 replies
    Wall Street Journal ^ | November 14, 2017 | Nick Timiraos and Kate Davidson
    The White House is considering economist Mohamed El-Erian as one of several candidates to potentially serve as the Federal Reserve’s vice chairman, according to a person familiar with the matter. The process of selecting the Fed’s No. 2 official began this month after President Donald Trump nominated Fed governor Jerome Powell to succeed Fed Chairwoman Janet Yellen when her term expires next February. Mr. El-Erian, the former chief executive of Pacific Investment Management Co. and a former deputy director of the International Monetary Fund, is one of several candidates under consideration for the vice chair position, and no decisions have...
  • Philippines Pres. Duterte felt insulted by Trudeau bringing up extrajudicial killings

    11/14/2017 10:30:35 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 57 replies
    Interakasyon ^ | 11/14/2017 | By Camille A. Aguinaldo
    President Rodrigo Duterte disclosed late Tuesday night that he did not bother to dignify Canada Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s mention of extra judicial killings irritants and related human rights issues at the sidelines of the 31st Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Summit. President Duterte described the brief exchange with Trudeau as “a personal and official insult” to him. “I said that I will not explain. It angers me when you are a foreigner and you do not know exactly what is happening in this country,” the president explained during a press briefing after the ASEAN Summit ended. “You don’t...
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    Don't delay. Please send your donation in today and let's try to wrap this baby up by Thanksgiving!! Click the donate link and make your donation count today!! Drain the swamp and Make America Great Again!! Prayers up for continuing progress and success. FR is funded solely by contributions made by the liberty loving patriots who love and use it. We are beholden to no political party. No advertisers, no outsiders, no sugar daddies, no corporate string pullers. Definitely no government subsidies or tax breaks. No 501c or other IRS non-profit status. This means no commercial ads. No annoying pop-ups....
  • Turkey’s misguided Middle East policy: From Syria, Iraq to the Gulf

    11/14/2017 10:26:44 AM PST · by Texas Fossil · 3 replies
    Al-Monitor ^ | November 13, 2017 | Cengiz Çandar
    Turkey’s misguided foreign policy has increasingly become apparent in three main spheres: Syria, Iraq and the Gulf region. During an hourlong, live TV interview on Nov. 7 at Medyascope.tv — an independent, web-based, Turkish news platform — on the latest developments in the Middle East, I was asked what their impact could be on Turkish foreign policy in the region. The question referred to the recent dramatic steps taken by Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman and the unexpected resignation of Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri. In my response, I characterized Turkey’s recent political moves in the region as a...
  • Witness: Two children shot at Rancho Tehama Elementary School

    11/14/2017 10:26:24 AM PST · by hattend · 41 replies
    KRCR-TV Redding, CA ^ | Nov 14, 2017 09:55 AM PST | Haleigh Pike
    CORNING, Calif. - Witnesses tell a chilling account of two gunman who opened fire at Rancho Tehama Elementary School near Corning Tuesday morning. Coy Ferreira, whose daughter is a kindergarten student, was dropping his daughter off for class just before 8 a.m. when he heard what sounded like a firecracker. A school secretary ran out and yelled for the kids to get in the classrooms because someone was shooting at the school. Ferreira said he ran into a classroom with 14 students. He said the series of shots came through the classroom windows, hitting one student. Ferreria said a young...
  • BREAKING: Multiple People Dead, Shooting At California Elementary School, Multiple Crime Scenes

    11/14/2017 10:22:01 AM PST · by BusterDog · 43 replies
    There was a massive police response to several crime scenes in Rancho Tehama, California Tuesday. Deputies say at least three people are dead—including the gunman. A Deputy told local media the shootings took place at several crime scenes and ‘multiple shots’ were fired at the elementary school. According to scanner traffic, children as young as 6 are among the wounded.
  • Hope Hicks On Email Chain About Russian-Linked Wikileaks Site

    11/14/2017 10:20:11 AM PST · by drewh · 24 replies
    The Inquisitor ^ | Nov 13 2017 | Jonathan Vankin
    Hope Hicks, the longtime aide who is so close to Donald Trump that she is known in Washington as “The Trump Whisperer,” was on an internal campaign email chain from September 20 of last year revealing that Wikileaks had made contact with the Trump campaign — two months after the document-dumping site had published a trove of hacked emails stolen from Democratic National Committee servers by Russian agents. With Hicks, named White House communications director by Trump despite a total lack of political experience, considered a direct conduit of information for Trump, the newly revealed email chain raises the possibility...
  • Maxine Waters calls for Trump's impeachment at event honoring women

    11/14/2017 10:13:48 AM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 28 replies
    CBS News ^ | November 14, 2017 | Bryan Bedder
    There were movie stars and supermodels, TV hosts and pop stars. But perhaps the most rapturous ovation at Glamour magazine's annual Women of the Year awards went to 79-year-old Democratic U.S. Rep. Maxine Waters of California, who delighted the crowd — including hundreds of cheering young girls — with a rousing speech that ended on a very political note. "Impeach him," she exhorted the audience. "Impeach 45! Impeach 45!" Alongside Waters, honorees at Monday evening's ceremony, held at a theater in Brooklyn, included actress Nicole Kidman, singer Solange Knowles, late-night host Samantha Bee, model Gigi Hadid, film director Patty Jenkins,...
  • California NAACP Wants to Get Rid of the “Star Spangled Banner” [semi-satire]

    11/14/2017 10:12:35 AM PST · by John Semmens · 2 replies
    Semi-News/Semi-Satire ^ | 12 Nov 2017 | John Semmens
    The California chapter of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is lobbying the State Legislature to remove the Star Spangled Banner as the country’s national anthem. California NAACP President Alice Huffman credited former National Football League player Colin Kaepernick with “drawing attention to just how racist, pro-slavery, anti-black the song is.” While the words of the song seem to focus on fighting for freedom, Huffman contended that “the opening line asking whether Jose can see both belittles the eyesight of our Latino friends and singles them out for unknown, but probably racist reasons.” Rep. Danny Davis (D-Ill)...
  • 'Justice League' To Feature Sexual Tension Between Batman and Wonder Woman

    11/14/2017 10:11:27 AM PST · by drewh · 51 replies
    The Inquisitor ^ | Caitlin Albers
    The premiere of Justice League is just days away, and more information about the plot is being revealed. In a new interview, Ben Affleck reveals reshoots for the movie included adding some sexual tension between Batman and Wonder Woman. Affleck spoke with Entertainment Weekly regarding the changes director Joss Whedon made after Zack Snyder took time off from production. Snyder had to step away from Justice League after a family tragedy, and the notorious Avengers director stepped in to finish filming, and handle the reshoots. It was rumored Whedon was just going to wrap Justice League, but recent interviews revealed...
  • Tighter Gun Laws Will Leave Libertarians Better-Armed Than Everybody Else

    11/14/2017 10:10:36 AM PST · by JP1201 · 9 replies
    Has it occurred to anybody that when restrictive laws are imposed, they're likely to have the greatest impact on the people most willing to obey them? The past week saw yet another invocation by the usual suspects of the supposed need for tighter gun controls. This time, we had a special emphasis from lawmakers on such "innovations" as banning people convicted of domestic abuse from owning firearms—which is to say, restrictions that are already on the books and have been in place for years, but which haven't had the wished-for effect. Honestly, so many of gun-controllers' preferred laws have been...
  • Jeff Sessions: 'Not enough evidence' for special counsel to investigate Hillary Clinton

    11/14/2017 10:10:29 AM PST · by TigerClaws · 332 replies
    Jeff Sessions on Tuesday said there was “not enough evidence” to appoint a special counsel to investigate Hillary Clinton, a day after reports surfaced that the attorney general had authorized senior prosecutors at the Department of Justice to evaluate an inquiry into the Clinton Foundation. Testifying before the House judiciary committee, Sessions also appeared to push back on Donald Trump’s repeated insistence that the FBI should focus on investigating Clinton as opposed to potential collusion between his own presidential campaign and Russia.
  • The real reason Clapper and Brennan are shooting their mouths off

    11/14/2017 10:06:32 AM PST · by Starman417 · 4 replies
    Flopping Aces ^ | 11-12-14 | DrJohn
    Here's the breathless title from ReutersFormer intelligence officials say Trump is being manipulated by PutinFormer CIA Director John Brennan and ex-National Intelligence Director James Clapper both said Trump was mishandling Moscow ties even as a special counsel investigates possible collusion between Trump’s campaign team and Russia. “I think Mr. Trump is, for whatever reason, either intimidated by Mr. Putin, afraid of what he could do, or what might come out as a result of these investigations... It’s either naiveté, ignorance or fear in terms of what Mr. Trump is doing vis-à-vis the Russians,” Brennan said in an appearance with Clapper on...
  • Are there any Nevada Family law attorneys on here?

    11/14/2017 10:06:28 AM PST · by big bad easter bunny · 17 replies
    I am in a custody dispute, will happily pay for legal advice.
  • One Nation. Multiple Realities.

    11/14/2017 10:06:21 AM PST · by Kaslin · 6 replies
    American Thinker.com ^ | November 14, 2017 | David Prentice
    There have been tumultuous times in our country, passionate debates, and even a civil war that have all defined who we are as a nation. Yet we have survived and thrived. Now, more than ever, we need to remember this fact, because as has been evident for some time, we are a nation once again deeply divided. It is this division we need to address and fix, and then we need to move beyond division to make America great again. And no, that’s not just a campaign slogan of Donald Trump. Bill Clinton, Ronald Reagan, Dwight Eisenhower, and Harry Truman...
  • What is Mitch McConnell Hiding?

    11/14/2017 10:05:37 AM PST · by The_Media_never_lie · 62 replies
    Huffington Puffington Post ^ | 11/22/2008 Updated May 25, 2011 | Michael Rogers
    Whispers about Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell’s (R-KY) military service during the Vietnam War have been floating around Washington for years and were reported in print at least as far back as two campaigns ago. From the Kentucky Kernel of November 1, 1996, Senator”s Discharged Questioned:
  • UK Government Blasts Charities for Being ‘Too White’

    11/14/2017 9:58:42 AM PST · by Mr. Mojo · 26 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 14 Nov 2017 | VIRGINIA HALE
    Charities must do more to ensure boards “reflect the communities they serve”, the charity watchdog has warned, after a report found the vast majority of trustees are white. The Charity Commission urged charities to encourage applications from women, young people, and ethnic minorities, presenting research which revealed that 92 per cent of trustees are white and more than half are retired. “There is a danger that charity trustee boards might become myopic in their views,” said the report, which was commissioned by the Office for Civil Society and the Charity Commission.
  • Praying for a Sessions Write-In Candidacy

    11/14/2017 9:54:35 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 49 replies
    National Review ^ | 11/14/2017 | Ben Shapiro
    Was a 14-year-old girl molested by Alabama Senate Republican candidate Roy Moore, or is she lying? It’s a yes-or-no question. Was a 16-year-old girl sexually assaulted by Moore, or is she lying? Again, it’s a yes-or-no question. Finally, do you believe that there are conditions under which a child molester should sit in the United States Senate? Again, this question is binary. Yet many conservatives seem to be seeking a third answer to all three of these questions, mostly to avoid giving straight answers. Let’s begin with the first question: Did Roy Moore molest a 14-year-old girl? Did he meet...
  • Taking Atheism Seriously

    11/14/2017 9:54:10 AM PST · by Heartlander · 18 replies
    Evolution News and Views ^ | November 13, 2017 | Michael Egnor
    Taking Atheism Seriously Michael Egnor November 13, 2017 Recently a man burst into a church in Sutherland Springs, Texas, and shot and killed 26 parishioners (including an unborn child). The killer’s former high school classmates described him as a militant atheist. “He was always talking about how people who believe in God we’re stupid and trying to preach his atheism,” wrote former classmate Nina Rose Nava in a Facebook post, according to the Daily Mail. “I legit just deleted him off my fb cause I couldn’t stand his post.” Which raises this question: To what extent was the killer’s rampage...
  • Schumer: Trump's Asia trip a 'colossal flop'

    11/14/2017 9:52:35 AM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 39 replies
    The Hill ^ | November 14, 2017 | John Bowden
    Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.) panned President Trump's 12-day Asia trip as a "colossal flop" Tuesday in a speech delivered on the Senate floor. Schumer said he had "never been more ashamed" of a president's actions abroad. "I have never been so ashamed of a foreign trip in my years. It's just inside-out," Schumer said. "We attack our friends and the people who have given us the most trouble, China and Russia, we [mollycoddle] — that is so bad for the future of this country." Trump has taken criticism for ignoring rampant human rights abuses while interacting with the...